Senior Communications Officer (2 roles)

Corporate Services
Office of Chief Executive
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
Full Time, Permanent
Grade 10

£30,507 - £32,878

We have a number of exciting opportunities to join the Communications and Marketing team at Kirklees Council.

These roles represent an exciting opportunity to be part of something special. If you thrive on a challenge and are looking for an opportunity to use your Communications and Marketing skills to help make a real difference to people’s lives then you might be the person we’re looking for.

This is an exciting time to be part of the team as we continue to adapt to the impact of Covid-19 while still pushing forward with our ambitious development plans.

We are looking for two new members of our team:

Senior Communications Officer (Waste and Recycling Project)

This role is focused on major changes to waste and recycling in Kirklees that will affect every home, resident and business in our area.

You will need significant large scale, multi-channel marketing campaign experience as well as experience of targeted behavioural change campaigns.

Senior Communications Officer (Business Solutions)

This role is focused on working with the Schools Trading Team and the Business Solutions digital platform. You will need to promote council traded services to schools, to support council services to optimise their profile on the platform and to drive other campaign activity which encourages schools to purchase services from council suppliers.

You will need commercial marketing experience as well as copywriting and editorial skills along with mixed channel campaign experience.

In order to be short-listed for one of these job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the relevant attached Job Profile.  This information needs to be inserted under the ‘Relevant skills, experience and behaviours’ section on the Application Form. 

03 August 2020, 12:00 PM

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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